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Bay women handle Gogebic

IRONWOOD - The women of Gogebic Community College played a good first half but couldn’t hold off a strong Bay College team in the second half. The Samsons went down to defeat 68-49 before a good-sized crowd at the Lindquist Center on Wednesday night. Gogebic has now lost five games in a row ...

Braves’ swimmers fall to Marquette

ESCANABA — The Gladstone High School boys swim team gave a talented Marquette squad a good battle here Wednesday before sinking at the end. The Marquette girls won their portion of the meet a little easier. The Marquette boys won 87-79, with a couple of events decided by slender margins ...

Bucks win 3rd straight

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks are doing more than just winning. They are dominating opponents. The Bucks won their third straight game and 14th of the last 17 Wednesday night with a 111-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. The victory marked the 23rd time the Bucks have won ...

Emeralds falter after half

MUNISING — The Manistique boys couldn’t match Munising’s offensive production in the third quarter Wednesday night, dropping a 55-48 basketball decision to the fifth-ranked Mustangs. Manistique led 19-15 at halftime, but trailed 40-36 after the third stanza of the non-conference ...

Broncos capture two wrestling victories

HARRIS — The Bark River-Harris wrestlers picked up a pair of victories Tuesday, topping Munising 30-24 and Menominee 30-18 on Parents’ Night. Devon Kurz secured the decision in the opener, pinning Munising’s Bryce Bowerman 71 seconds into the 140-pound match. Avry Corrigan (103), ...

Prep schedule

Tonight’s games Hockey Escanaba at Marquette, 7 Boys’ basketball Gladstone at Negaunee, 7:15 Iron Mountain at Manistique, 7:30 Norway at Big Bay de Noc, 7:30 Rapid River at Bark River-Harris, 7:30 Friday’s games Girls’ basketball Hannahville at Paradise, ...

U.P. scores

Girls’ basketball Republic-Michigamme 40, Watersmeet 31 Pickford 83, Rudyard 58 Boys’ basketball Munising 55, Manistique 48

Briefs

EHS cagers honored ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School 2017-18 boys basketball team has earned recognition for its academics and sportsmanship. The Eskymos are among the top 100 teams selected for their sportsmanship by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM). Game officials ...

NLY swimmers earn 5 trophies at Wisconsin

STURGEON BAY, WIS. — Delta County swimmers returned home with five high individual point trophies Saturday from the Door County Hawaiian Meet. The format of the meet was overall high point winners. Individual swimmers accumulated points based on their finishing place, and the top three ...

Braves hang on

GLADSTONE — It got a bit scary here Tuesday night, but the Gladstone boys regrouped in time to post a 69-60 basketball triumph over the Gwinn Modeltowners. Gladstone led by as many as 20 points in the third quarter of the Mid-Peninsula Conference contest before Gwinn began to come ...

Westwood rally catches Esky

ESCANABA — It was a tale of two halves here Tuesday, as Westwood grabbed the lead with 23 seconds left and held on for dear life to upend Escanaba 57-56 in boys’ basketball action. Trailing 56-51, junior Ty Alderton hit two three-pointers in the last minute of the game to give the Patriots ...

Redettes throttle Gladstone

MARQUETTE — Junior guard Aspen Michelin found the basket early and often, going off for 23 points to help Marquette roll to a 63-31 victory over Gladstone in a high school girls basketball game at Barb Crill Gymnasium here Tuesday night. Senior forward Avery Ledy and Sydney Kivi also scored ...

Wings continue Ducks’ skid

DETROIT (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks dropped their heads on the bench and looked down at their skates, another defeat seemingly imminent. Gustav Nyquist broke a tie with 4:16 left and Darren Helm scored a little later, lifting the Detroit Red Wings over the Ducks 3-1 on Tuesday night to extend ...

Emeralds fall in OT

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique girls had trouble putting the ball through the hoop at crunch time Tuesday night in a 47-42 overtime basketball loss to the Munising Mustangs. “We missed a couple shots and they hit enough free throws to win it,” said Emeralds’ coach Dave Winkel. “I’m ...

Wolves hold off Rockets

RAPID RIVER — The Carney-Nadeau girls’ basketball team overcame a slow start to knock off Rapid River 55-46 in Skyline Central Conference action here Tuesday. The Wolves led 25-24 at the half and 37-35 after the third quarter before pulling away. “We struggled in the first half with ...

Jets’ girls cruise past Black Bears

GARDEN CORNERS - The North Central Jets took off fast and went into cruise control here Tuesday as they whipped Big Bay de Noc 74-39 in a Skyline Central Conference girls basketball game. The Jets vaulted to a 19-4 first quarter lead and kept soaring, with a 36-15 halftime lead. “We ...

U.P. scores

Today’s games Swimming Marquette at Gladstone (YMCA), 2 Wrestling Escanaba at Negaunee, 6 Women’s basketball Bay College at Gogebic, 6 Boys’ basketball Manistique at Munising, 7:30 Men’s basketball Bay College at Gogebic, 8 Thursday’s games Hockey Escanaba at ...

Prep schedule

Today’s games Swimming Marquette at Gladstone (YMCA), 2 Wrestling Escanaba at Negaunee, 6 Women’s basketball Bay College at Gogebic, 6 Boys’ basketball Manistique at Munising, 7:30 Men’s basketball Bay College at Gogebic, 8 Thursday’s games Hockey Escanaba at ...

Rockets shoot up Jets

RAPID RIVER — The score was not indicative of how well the Rapid River boys’ basketball team played in a 68-54 win over North Central here Monday. The Rockets jumped out to a 22-13 lead at the end of the first quarter and led by as many as 26 in a Skyline Central Conference ...

Maroons pull out late win, Esky falters

ESCANABA — A 10-3 scoring advantage down the stretch enabled Menominee to post a 41-35 girls basketball victory over Escanaba here Monday night, but there was a lot more that decided this gamet than that closing burst. Give Menominee’s defense a big share of the credit in this Great ...